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25th Annual Woods Hole Immunoparasitology 2022 Meeting Summary

FOCIS 2022 Member Society Symposium
Human Cytokine Deficiencies and Cytokinopathies
Presented by The International Cytokine & Interferon Society
Symposium Chairs: Dusan Bogunovic, – Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Kate Jeffrey, Moderna/Harvard University
The International Cytokine & Interferon Society (ICIS) Member Society Symposium at FOCIS 2022 will feature the newest research devoted to human cytokine deficiencies and cytokanopathies alike, both of which impact human health, provide insight into fundamental biological principles, and offer targets for therapy of rare and common diseases. [READ MORE]

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ICIS Guest Symposium at AAI Virtual Immunology 2021

Guest ICIS Symposium at virtual AAI meeting IMMUNOLOGY2021, May 13, 2021  Emerging Roles of Type III Interferons in COVID-19, Gut Microbiome, Adaptive Immunity, and Anti-Fungal Immunity  The symposium started with a brief overview of type III IFNs by Sergei Kotenko, Rutgers University. He covered discoveries leading to the identification of [READ MORE]

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Report on the Korean Association of Immunologists (KAI) International Meeting 2021 Hybrid, June 2-4

The Annual International Meeting of Korean Association of Immunologists (KAI 2021) was held on June 2 – 4, 2021 at the Swiss Grand Hotel in Seoul, Korea. Despite the continuing global COVID-19 pandemic and a strict social distancing policy in Korea, the on/offline hybrid meeting was highly successful with about 900 participants (181 abstracts) from 21 countries. The scientific program included 4 plenary lectures, 14 Major Symposia, 3 Satellite Symposia, 6 Workshops, 2 Education Sessions, and many Industry Symposia. The plenary lectures were given by Mi-Na Kwon (Korea), Laurence Zitvogel (France), Mark Davis (USA), and Ruslan Medzhitov (USA). More information on KAI 2021 can be found at KAI 2022 is planned to be held on Nov. 3 – 5, 2022 at the Dragon City Hotel in Seoul, Korea.

The Korean Association of Immunologists (KAI) is the national society of immunology researchers that includes basic immunologists and clinicians. KAI started in1974 with 48 inaugural members and has grown to have more than 3,000 current members. This year KAI is sponsoring one scientific session at Cytokines 2021 on Cytokines and Bystander T Cell Activation.